Schedule Friday 27th September

2019 info coming soon….but check out last years details below!





Wednesday 21st March  (Day 2, various city venues)

Summary Schedule, Day 2

9.30 am – 12.30 pm Make Modular workshop (booked out) The Thatched Cottage, Craft Village
4.00 – 5.30 pm Open studio/studio tours Various: North West Regional College (4-5 pm), Celtronic Studios (4-5.30 pm)
7.00 – 8.00 pm Panel discussion: modular synthesisers (listen over coffee or whilst browsing records)! St Jude Coffee and Abbazappa record shop, the Yellow Yard
9.00 – 11.00 pm Concert: Ryan Vail, Analog On, Shamen Delly, Jonny Boy and Vincent, with visuals by F12 Cultúrlann uí Chanáin

Additional event (various times available, booking required): Seabed, an immersive mixed-media installation by PhD student Eleni Kolliopoulou; booking here (via Eventbrite).

9.30 am – 12.30 pm: Workshop: Build Your Own Synth Module!


Venue: Thatched Cottage, Craft Village,  Magazine Street, Derry. 

Modular synth-building workshop

Cost: £20 (towards cost of materials)


This DIY workshop will provide hands on experience with building your very own modular synthesis module, which you can take home at the end.

The session will be led by John Harding Music/Creative Technologist, Lecturer at Ulster University and Electronic Engineer, with some fifteen years experience in Audio Electronics.

Participants will be guided through the process of building their very own ‘Wavefolder‘ module entitled Origami, which has been specifically designed for this conference.

No past experience is necessary, as full training, equipment and parts will be provided.

WE ARE NOW REVIEWING WORKSHOP BOOKINGS AND WILL ALLOCATE ON A FIRST, COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS, WITH A RESERVE LIST. If you have contacted us requesting a place, we will shortly be in touch to let you know the status of your request.

4.00–5.30 pm: Free Studio tours across the city

Cost: Free 

We’re delighted to be featuring studio tours of both North West Regional College and Celtronic Studios / Movin Music Academy.

Celtronic Studios / Movin Music Academy (4-5.30 pm)



Celtronic Studios

Movin Music Academy

NWRC Music Studios (4-5 pm)

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North West Regional College

Location: Foyle Block (Strand Road) 2nd Floor


7.00–8.00 pm: Introductory discussion / Q&A and showcase on the modular synthesiser and its place in todays musical landscape


Location: St Jude Coffee at The Yellow Yard

Time 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm (plus open 10am-5pm as normal – just in case you want to call in early)

Cost: Free 

Facilities: Tea, Coffee and Vegan Delights available from St Judes.


Come and join us for a discussion with artists from the DIY and modular synthesiser  background, as they talk about how they started building, buying and or using modular synths…and why.  Modular synth demonstrations will also take place throughout the discussion. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in finding out more about modular synthesisers.


John Harding             Delta Sound Labs and Ulster University

Rich Duckworth       Analog On  / Trinity College Dublin

Jonny Delaney           Movin Music Academy Culture Glitch Records 

Stephen McCauley    BBC Soundscapes  Electric Mainline

Shauna Caffrey         Analog On

Lara Albergo             Analog On

Dr Brian Bridges     ISSTA and Ulster University

Ongoing: Drop Into One of Irelands Largest Independent Records Shops! 


Abbazappa Records is busting with all-sorts of of pre-loved and new vinyl, from across a wide variety of genres and periods.  Not only that; the shop stocks all-sorts of turntables, tape machines, music clothing and more.  It’s a crate diggers paradise!

Ben (the owner – pictured above) will be opening the shop a little later that normal, to accommodate the festival.

Time 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm (plus 10am-5pm as normal – just in case you want to call in early)

9.00–11.00 pm : Main Concert / Live Electronic Music Event 

Tickets available on the night

O&M Wednesday Culturlann


We are delighted to have been able to put together a fantastic lineup of artists for out main event and to showcase it in on of the City’s most interesting buildings.

Location: Cultúrlann uí Chanáin


Confirmed Artists 


Analog On (live)

Ryan Vail 4

Ryan Vail (live)

Shammen Delly Live 5

Shammen Delly (live)


Vincent (DJ / Live set)



Visual Artist F12 will be creating his unique style and blend of optical delights, to accompany the soundscapes of the evening.

Cost: £4/5 (pay at door)  

See Tuesday’s  Schedule 

Above information is subject to change.